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Are You Creating a Positive Candidate Experience?

In a job seeker’s market, businesses must be prepared to pull out all the stops in order to attract the best and brightest talent. From benefits and salary to company culture, there are many ways to demonstrate to skilled job seekers that your company is a top employer they should consider. One key differentiator many […]

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Job Seekers Ghosting Interviews has Employers Scared

Low Wages, Multiple Offers Among Top Reasons for Fierce Competition for Workers Unemployment is down, wages are up, and “ghosting” is on the rise. According to Express Employment Professionals franchise owners like Lisa Straughan of Longview, Washington, all these trends, compounded by poor communication skills, are connected. Because jobs are more plentiful and employers have to […]

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New Survey: Businesses Reporting It’s Even Harder to Find Workers

83% of Businesses Say “Difficult” to Recruit and Hire; Still a Job Seeker’s Market In Omaha, Nebraska, Express Employment Professionals franchise owner Bernie Inbody says recruiting new workers is a “constant grind” for local companies that has become even harder in recent months. He’s not alone. With companies growing and unemployment low, it is becoming […]

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Job Insights for the Fourth Quarter of 2018

Although 2018 is ending on a strong note for many businesses, recruiting and retention challenges will carry over into 2019. To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed business […]

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Job Seekers Frustrated by “Black Hole” of Online Applications

In Era of Online Applications, Job Seekers Want Better Communication We’re more connected than ever as most people use digital communications in their relationships, but job seekers are lamenting the lack of direct communications with potential employers. According to Colleen Gaudette, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Windsor, Ontario, job applicants feel that applying […]

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Are Companies Offering the Benefits Employees Want?

Besides salary, benefits offered by employers are among the top factors job seekers consider when choosing a company to work for. In fact, a recent Glassdoor study conducted by Harris Poll found that nearly 57% of people cited benefits and perks as a top consideration prior to accepting a job offer. As found in a […]

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Employees Are Holding All the Cards in Job Market

New Poll: Employees Leaving Jobs in Search of Higher Pay, Advancement; Express Experts Weigh in on Retention Strategies. Terri Greeno, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Crystal Lake, Illinois, sees a “war for talent” in the job market, and says, “employees are holding all the cards.” “Employees can be selective and can leave due to […]

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TED Talk: Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Resume

If you’re in charge of hiring for your company, you’ve no doubt worked your way through your fair share of resumes. Although it may be easy to separate candidates based on experience and education alone, there are many less apparent considerations that are important to make. Check out this TED Talk from HR executive Regina Hartley […]

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Benefits Becoming More Important as Demand for Workers Grows

Signing bonuses. More paid holidays. Paid training. School tuition. Even health insurance for employee’s pets. Anne Woods, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Santa Fe Springs and Covina, California, reports businesses are rolling out new and expanded benefits as the competition for workers grows fiercer. Woods also reports some businesses are ending waiting periods […]

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The Hottest Job Markets in America: Where Are They?

Texas, California, Illinois, and Ohio Top the List; Express Experts Report Tight Labor Market, Predict Rising Wages Kelly Carpenter, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Columbus, Ohio, has never seen a time like this. “What we are experiencing is different from any other year,” she said, talking about the high number of job openings […]

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